During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for July 27 - Aug. 2, including the best deals we could find for each.
Paul Feig has had an incredible movie career — Bridesmaids, Spy, The Heat — but when it comes to TV, his shows haven’t made it past Season 1. Freaks & Geeks was tragically canceled after 18 episodes on NBC, and his 2015 effort Other Space unfortunately outlived its online broadcaster, Yahoo! Screen. Since Yahoo Studios discontinued its original scripted programming, the rights to the “Star Trek meets The Office” series have reverted back to Feig, and all geoblocks — obstructions used to prevent Other Space from airing outside the U.S. — have been lifted.
Young Stewart Lipinski is made captain of an exploratory space mission into space…his older sister Karen is made his second in command, and is none too happy about it. When their ship and crew stumble into a different universe with no way home, Stewart and Karen have to figure out their differences in order to survive.
Paul Feig first made his mark on TV with Freaks and Geeks, the cult favorite about a bunch of social rejects on an impossible adventure: high school. Now, after nearly 20 years, a series of hit movies, and executive-producing credits on award-winning series like The Office and Nurse Jackie, Feig has created another show about lovable losers on a seemingly hopeless mission. “I am a big sci-fi fan and I’ve always wanted to do a sci-fi show, but I do comedy,” Feig tells Yahoo TV.